Corporate 25 July, 2013

16 Sustainability Stats for Stericycle

Stericycle is committed to goals that sustain people, customers and the environment. Here are 16 statistics that demonstrate that commitment.
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  1. 970,000: kilowatt hours already saved by Stericycle annually from the adoption of more efficient lighting
  2. 42,500: number of trees Stericycle saved in 2012 by recycling corrugated boxes
  3. 2004: year Stericycle launched a comprehensive program to move customers from corrugated to reusables; we continue to review operational data to identify new opportunities for the most effective containers/packaging possible
  4. 140: millions of sharps containers that have been kept out of landfills with the use of our Bio Systems containers
  5. 77: percentage of scrap that goes toward recycling or beneficial use for Stericycle ExpertSUSTAINABILITY customers
  6. 20-30: estimated percent reduction in greenhouse gas emissions from the introduction of compressed natural gas (CNG) vehicles in contrast to diesel and gasoline fueled vehicles
  7. 25: number of years Stericycle has been helping customers segregate waste in order to reduce incineration
  8. 30: percentage of US waste that Stericycle treated by incineration in 2001
  9. 10: percentage of above in 2012
  10. 13.5: percent reduction in therms from turning down and tuning up Stericycle boilers
  11. 7: percentage improvement in fuel efficiency as a result of making automated manual transmission standard in Stericycle straight trucks
  12. 5: length of time in minutes that new Stericycle vehicles can idle before they automatically shut off
  13. 5: percent fuel efficiency improvement from adding fairings to Stericycle long-haul trailers
  14. 5: major sustainable business solutions that Stericycle offers its customers
  15. 20-50: tons of corrugated cardboard Stericycle recycled in the United States in 2012
  16. 0.5 -1: miles per gallon in fuel efficiency from using speed governors on all Stericycle vehicles
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